Frazor, Kizer & Rule, 1829

Source: Deed Book 16, page 615

Contributed by Tammy Owen (
© 2000

Note - Surnames: Darr, Frazor, Kiser, Kizer, Kyser, McMurtry, Ruyle

Note: The following documents were found in the Sumner County Court records.

Know all men by these presents that we Moses Rule and Betsy Rule his wife, James Darr & Sallyhis wife, Philip Kizer and Daniel Kyzer heirs or Legatees of Philip Kyser deceased for & in consideration of nine hundred and sixty two dollars to us in hand paid the receipt of which we hereby acknowledge have granted bargained & sold unto George W. Frazor [husband of Mary Polly Kizer, Philip's daughter] a piece or tract of land situate in Sumner County and State of Tennessee waters of Drakes Creek. Beginning a white oak on the North bank of the branch in the old line of Frazors preemption, thence south with said line eighty six poles to a beech in Minters line, thence North with his line sixty two poles to his Corner, then West eighty two poles to a stake, thence East with said line one hundred and twenty eight poles to a branch, thence down said branch south eastwardly to Shelbys old line, thence south with said line fifty eight poles to old line of Frazors of preemption then west four poles to his old corner, thence south with his line thirty six poles to the Beginning. Containing by estimation one hundred and twenty seven acres and one third unto the said George W. Frazors his heirs or assigns forever all our right title interest claim or demand of in to or out of the above described land or bargained premises of us our heirs as heirs or legatees of the late Philip Kizer deceased. In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands and seals this sixteenth day of September 1829.

Moses Rule
Betsy Rule (her mark)
Witness Wm. Montgomery James Darr
John McMurtry Sally Darr
Philip Kizer
John Kizer Philip Kizer (his mark)
John Kizer (his mark)
Daniel Kyzer

We do certify that we examined Betsy Rule and Sally Darr for the signers to the within deed and they severly acknowledged that they signed them for the purposes therein names of their own free will without any force or Compulsion from their respective husbands or any other persons.

Wm. Montgomery J.P. S.C.
John McMurtry J.P. S.C.

Sumner County Court November Term 1829
This deed of bargain and sale from Moses Rule Betsy Rule James Darr Sally Darr Philip Kisor John Kisor and Daniel Kisor to George W. Frazor for one hundred and one third acres of land was duly proved in open Court by the oath of John McMurty & Philip Kisor two of the subscribing witnesses hereto and ordered to be registered A Copy

A.C. Douglas Clerk of said Court
Registered and examined February 3rd 1830
James Douglas Register by Y. N. Douglas D.R.

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